Rick Pitino adds tattoo to 2013 title

Updated: April 26, 2013, 12:42 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

When Louisville coach Rick Pitino walked into the city's Tattoo Salvation on Friday morning, he was out to show his players that he would follow through on this midseason promise -- you win the national title, I will get inked.

On Feb. 9, after a demoralizing loss to Notre Dame that required five overtimes to settle, Pitino told his Cardinals that they'd win out, win the Big East title and get to the Final Four.

"I then told them they have to stop with all these tattoos," Pitino ...

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